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Praia do Amado ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.1
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.5
Crowds: 2.9

Overall: 3.7

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Praia do Amado break guidePhoto by: froi

Praia do Amado Surf Guide

Praia do Amado in South Portugal is a fairly exposed beach break that is usually a safe bet and works all around the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east with some shelter here from north winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for .

Praia do Amado Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
very consistent18.1°C

Surfing Praia do Amado:

The best conditions reported for surf at Praia do Amado occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Praia do Amado sea temperature, Praia do Amado photographs, Praia do Amado detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Praia do Amado webcams, current wind from Algarve live weather stations and Praia do Amado tide predictions. The Portugal swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Portugal and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Portugal wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Praia do Amado

Praia do Amado Surf:

Monday, 13 July 2020, 17:49 Local time
Monday 13Tue
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 7 7 5 6
Wind (km/h) 20
NW 25
NNW 25
NNW 25
Wind State cross-
cross cross

Tide Times:

For Carrapateira, 4 km from Praia do Amado.

IS AT (local time)

Praia do Amado Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Sagres, 19 km from Praia do Amado.

light winds from the SE

Air temperature
26.8 °C

Current weather near Praia do Amado

Overall Praia do Amado Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July


Surf stats for Praia do Amado: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Praia do Amado: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Praia Amado Portugal 2010, Praia do Amado photo

Praia do Amado

Photo credit: jens

Praia do Amado photo

Praia do Amado

Photo credit: Rapha

Praia do Amado photo

Praia do Amado

Photo credit: Rapha

swell bonito, Praia do Amado photo

Praia do Amado

Photo credit: froi

Praia do Amado Location Maps

Praia do Amado Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Algarve surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Praia do Amado

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Praia do Amado:

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Wave buoys nearest to Praia do Amado:

Tide stations nearest to Praia do Amado:

  • Closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    17 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    21 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    37 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    45 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Praia do Amado is Faro Airport (FAO) in Acores, which is 85 km (53 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Praia do Amado is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, 181 km (112 miles) away.
Praia do Amado break location map and break info